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The question about the efficacy of any political project entails an analysis ... With native lang

The question about the efficacy of any political project entails an analysis of its hegemonic capacity. Such capacity cannot be situated ...
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Mar 1, 2019 04:00
eugen_blick

The First Lines of El Astillero, a Novel by Juan Carlos Onetti With native lang

Five years ago, when the Governor decided to expel Larsen (also known as Juntacadáveres) from the province, someone did, in joke and impr...
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Feb 18, 2019 23:18
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Garden-Variety Occurrences and a Wandering Mind

A few minutes ago I was cutting a head of broccoli and dropping the pieces into a pot full of water I had on the stove. Now, while washin...
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Feb 8, 2019 02:15
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More Lines from the French Novel With native lang

It wasn't at this point, though, that my love for her had definitely come to an end, but in an another, at first sight anodyne circum...
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Jan 27, 2019 22:53
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Drinking Mate (1)

Most of the times I sit down to write a new entry on Lang-8, I have a mate and a thermos with hot water by my side. Mate is an infusio...
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Jan 24, 2019 23:40
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A Few More Lines from a Recent French Novel With native lang

I had faced no problem whatsoever to erase every trace of my previous social life. Well, to tell the truth, the internet had made things ...
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Jan 21, 2019 22:12
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A Few Lines from a Recent French Novel With native lang

Another, even more unfortunate novelty after my stay there with Camille, was the installation of smoke detectors in each room. I had noti...
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Jan 17, 2019 23:17
eugen_blick

First Lines of a New Novel With native lang

It is a little white pill. An oval, divisible pill. Around five o'clock, or maybe six, in the morning, I wake up. That's when ...
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Jan 11, 2019 02:33
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Heart of a Dog

Last Sunday a friend came and, after some hesitation (it was a pretty hot summer afternoon), we decided to watch a movie with the roof ve...
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Jan 8, 2019 22:10
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2018: The Debate on Abortion

Last year we had a controversial issue debated here--Abortion. Most of the developed world admits to the interruption of pregnancy during...
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Dec 29, 2018 22:28
eugen_blick

Frame #1 With native lang

(Every now and then, I'll upload a frame from some random movie, along with a brief description of what you see--or think you see--in...
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Dec 23, 2018 01:36
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An Excerpt from a Book I'm Reading With native lang

This new strategy involved as a first step the declaration of independence. To make it clear: it isn't a mere proclamation before a n...
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Dec 21, 2018 22:57
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Were the Bees to Remain or to Move On? A Sequel (3)

Well, Maha has justifiably reprimanded me for not finishing this story, so here it goes what happened next. My antiperspirant strategy...
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Dec 14, 2018 07:07
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Four Tweets With native lang

Inside a book I was reading back in May I found a pack of figurines from the last World Cup. Intact. What should I do? Shall I leave it u...
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Dec 11, 2018 01:01
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Construction Site With native lang

He made love that time as if it were the last one He kissed his wife as if it were the last time And kissed each one of his sons as if ...
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Dec 5, 2018 22:07
eugen_blick

A Question and Some Remarks about a Comedy

Just read a guy saying "Sometimes I love Twitter." To give assent, I'm almost sure you can say "So do I," but ...
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Dec 3, 2018 00:39
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Three Tweets With native lang

Mad Men succumbs to the common place of American cinema: when they need to endow a character with psychological depth, they invent him tr...
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Dec 2, 2018 09:36
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Bees, Intending to Make my Home their Abode (2)

Well, there I was, aghast at the sight of a compact bunch of bees tirelessly swarming behind the window pane. The buzzing sound, now that...
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Nov 30, 2018 20:52
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How to Deal with a Beehive's Attempt to Install at Your Home

Last week a funny buzz woke me up very early in the morning. At first I thought some annoying neighbor was messing with an engine nearby ...
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Nov 26, 2018 21:48
eugen_blick

An Excerpt from Carlo Rovelli's The Order of Time (Spanish version) With native lang

The World is Made of Events, Not Things When Robespierre liberated France from monarchy, Old Regime Europe feared this would mean the ...
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Nov 13, 2018 21:40